Private Client Lawyer
Wareham, Dorset (Dual site available with Dorchester or Sherborne)
Full time and permanent
Hybrid work
9am-5.15pm – Monday-Friday (Flexibility available)

We reward our staff for their dedication and expertise with a broad package of benefits:

  • Life assurance from the first day of employment
  • A salary sacrifice scheme or a group pension where Battens pay in 4%
  • Income protection
  • Holiday - up to 26 days per year, increasing to 30 days with length of service
  • A range of discounted legal services provided by Battens, including free conveyancing
  • Generous staff recruitment bonus scheme
  • Everyone has an extra day’s holiday on their birthday
  • Access to mental health services, including therapy sessions
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Critical illness cover

Ideal candidate will:

  • Have 3-years PQE, NQ will also be considered
  • Hold a technical expertise of all areas of private client
  • Have an enthusiasm for business development, client relationship management and client development
  • Ability to work until own initiative
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have good networking skills

Our Private Client department is a key practice area within the firm and is going from strength to strength, do you want to be part of our highly regarded and expanding team? Please apply now for a call back.

Our friendly and well- established team has a wealth of experience, from the newly qualified to solicitors with 20 years plus experience, along with highly experienced legal executives and paralegals. It is a busy department, but all fee earners have good support from trained legal secretaries. All fee earners are involved in the planning and business development of the department and in the sharing of technical knowledge and good practice.

This role can be hybrid, either based solely in the Wareham office, or alternatively a split of Wareham and Dorchester or Sherborne.

About Us:
Battens would not be able to deliver an exceptional service to clients without our talented and hardworking staff. We recognise the hugely important role they play in the ongoing success and development of our business. Battens has a 300-year history, but it is a forward- thinking firm.

Our workplace is:

  • Stimulating
  • Inclusive
  • Collaborative
  • Empowering

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